Arcadia
Ian Howorth

Arcadia
Ian Howorth
Setanta Books

 

Hardcover
114 pages
300 x 220 mm
2019
ISBN 9780956220530

 

Arcadia has been referred to in popular culture as a utopian vision for centuries. A fictional place which is fertile and bountiful. A promised land of milk and honey. Held aloft by artists, poets and playwrights as a depiction of one’s individual paradise. Now eroded by times relentless indifference to change, it remains lodged in our collective psyche as a touchstone.

In this, his first monograph, Ian Howorth looks to use this existing cultural framework to explore his personal connections to his own utopian ideal of ‘home’. Having relocated many times as a child before finally settling in Britain, his relationship with this concept has been fraught. Often considering himself an outsider.

About the Artist
Ian Howorth is a photographer based in Brighton, England. His work covers a wide range of subjects – from cinematic to documentary and street. For Howorth, photography is about exploration, both technically and aesthetically.

About the Publisher
Setanta Books is a photography publisher and rare fiction online bookseller based in London. We specialise in collectible rare first edition photography and fiction books. Also, we sell limited edition signed prints.

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